Joint protest against Uber: Encouraged by France’s successful protest demonstration, taxi drivers in Latin America and Spain have now also joined forces in a protest demonstration.
Finland wants to follow suit: The Finnish taxi association is demanding that the political powers crack down on Uber as severely as they have done in other countries.
Confirmation before the court: Can the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) decide whether 10,000 New York taxis should be Nissan NV 200`s? A court has recently decided yes.
Quote of the day
“I am already looking forward to the upcoming next Taxi Day on April 12, 2016.”
Project Director Ulrike Lange of the Leipzig Trade Fair announces Taxi Day 2016. Exhibitors can still register until 15 November.
Ford’s new seven-seater: Information and test reports on the new Galaxy.
News from Germany
Students want to share taxis: Students in a small university town have developed a taxi sharing app. They are not the first and will not be the last. How long will the taxi industry watch from the sidelines?
Taxi replaces night bus: Minibus call taxis have been operating in Sauerland since last weekend. A good example of successful integration within the public transport system.
Revised minimum wage regulations: The Federal Ministry of Labour has announced improvements. For example, the record-keeping requirement for the spouse of the employer has been eliminated. In the meantime, a resourceful entrepreneur has developed an app for mobile record-keeping.
News from Austria
Taxi ride for one euro: A district in Austria would like to improve mobility in its towns. According to the plan, a taxi ride should only cost one euro.
No more taxi drivers in 2030? A study reports on the advantages of self-driving taxis.
Our last words
It does go really fast: Self-driving cars still seem so far away. Is that so? Google already has an autonomous model on the road.